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New York Man Sentenced to 4 Years for Trafficking Oxycodone

September 5, 2013

Contact: Michael J. Conley
Assistant United States Attorney
Tel: (207) 780-3257

Portland, Maine: United States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II announced today that
Michael Falu, 25, of New York, New York, was sentenced on September 3, 2013, in U.S.
District Court in Portland by Judge Nancy Torresen to 4 years in prison for conspiring to
distribute and possess with intent to distribute oxycodone and for possessing with intent to
distribute oxycodone. Falu pled guilty to the charges in May 2013.

According to court records, in November 2012, Falu was arrested in Portland after he
arrived on a Concord Trailways bus and was found to have 386 15mg and 863 30mg oxycodone
pills in his boxer shorts.

United States Attorney Delahanty said that the success of this case is based on the
cooperative investigative efforts of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, the Maine Drug
Enforcement Agency and the Augusta Police Department.



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